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Foreign tourists have come to Elista driving BMW motorcycles

BMW Foreign tourists have come to Elista driving BMW motorcycles. On 9 of June the city of Elista (Kalmykia) has been visited by the foreign tourists with BMW motorcycles Hannes Grundner and Karola Kien both coming from Vienna (Austria), says the Kalmyk information and tourist centre “www.Kalmykia.eu”.

In the blessed Elista, he Austrian tourists Hannes Grundner and Karola Kien had been met by the official Kalmyk representatives from the companies KalmykiaTour and KalmykiaNews.

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Representatives of the magazine “National Geographic” arrived in Kalmykia

A Holy Abode for Theory and Practice of the School Gelugpa The representatives of the “National Geographic” magazine have come to Kalmykia.

The representatives of the “National Geographic” magazine linguists Dr. David Harrison and Dr. Anderson, photographer Chris Rainier, and Jeremy Fahringer have come to Kalmykia in order to to get acquainted with the speakers of the national language.The linguists and anthropologists came to the steppe Read the rest of this entry »

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The sacred month Ur Sar has begun in Kalmykia

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni On 21th of May the sacred month Ur Sar has begun in the Republic of Kalmykia. During the whole month until 19th of June the believers in Kalmykia will honor the spiritual deeds of the buddist religion founder Budda Shakyamuni – birth, enlightment, and entering the Paranirvana. Despite of the fact thatthese events took placemore than 2600 years ago, the deeds of Budda and he himself are vivid reality for the buddist believers.

Welcome to the unstrict retrit-nunge, which will take place in the buddhist temple “Gedden sheddub choy korling” on 1,2,3 of june. The beginning is at 9:00 a.m.

On the 4th of of june the solemn service will take place at dawn at 5:a.m in the “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni“. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stephan Werner on the way to the East

Bicycle trip Stephan Werner, a traveller from Germany, has already reached the city of Astrahan during his bicycle tourist trip. The city is his next destination after Elista, the capital of Kalmykia, which he had passed six days ago. We wish him all the best and successful “travel to the East”. Read the rest of this entry »

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